Feldman Jack

TitleDistinguished Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles CA 90095
Phone(310) 825-1586
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    Neural basis for positive effects of breathing on emotional state
    NIH/NCCIH R21AT009034Jan 5, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Neural control of breathing
    NIH/NHLBI R35HL135779Jan 11, 2017 - Dec 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Functional Dissection of Medullary Respiratory Microcircuits
    NIH/NINDS R01NS072211Aug 15, 2010 - Mar 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Role of Dendritic Ca2+ Transients in Respiratory Rhythm Generation
    NIH/NHLBI R21HL097199Sep 1, 2009 - Aug 31, 2012
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Functional dissection of preBotzinger Complex neuronal circuits
    NIH/NHLBI R21HL094811Dec 15, 2008 - Nov 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Training Program in Neural Microcircuits
    NIH/NINDS T32NS058280Jul 1, 2007 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Generation of Respiratory Rhythm
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL070029Apr 1, 2002 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NINDS R01NS028805Aug 1, 1990 - Jul 31, 1994
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Respiratory Pattern Generation Studied In Vitro
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL040959Jul 1, 1988 - Mar 31, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Functional Plasticity in Hypoglossal Motoneurons
    NIH/NINDS R01NS024742Sep 1, 1986 - Jun 30, 2010
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NHLBI R37HL037941Jul 1, 1986 - Nov 30, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL037941Jul 1, 1986 - Nov 30, 1990
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NINDS R01NS021036Sep 1, 1984 - Aug 31, 1986
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NHLBI R01HL023820Apr 1, 1979 - Jun 30, 1986
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Del Negro CA, Funk GD, Feldman J. Breathing matters. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2018 May 08. PMID: 29740175.
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    2. Yang CF, Feldman J. Efferent projections of excitatory and inhibitory preBötzinger Complex neurons. J Comp Neurol. 2018 Jun 01; 526(8):1389-1402. PMID: 29473167.
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    3. Shao XM, López-Valdés HE, Liang J, Feldman J. Inhaled nicotine equivalent to cigarette smoking disrupts systemic and uterine hemodynamics and induces cardiac arrhythmia in pregnant rats. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 05; 7(1):16974. PMID: 29209071.
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    4. Yackle K, Schwarz LA, Kam K, Sorokin JM, Huguenard JR, Feldman J, Luo L, Krasnow MA. Breathing control center neurons that promote arousal in mice. Science. 2017 03 31; 355(6332):1411-1415. PMID: 28360327.
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    5. Cui Y, Kam K, Sherman D, Janczewski WA, Zheng Y, Feldman J. Defining preBötzinger Complex Rhythm- and Pattern-Generating Neural Microcircuits In Vivo. Neuron. 2016 Aug 03; 91(3):602-14. PMID: 27497222.
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    6. Huckstepp RT, Henderson LE, Cardoza KP, Feldman J. Interactions between respiratory oscillators in adult rats. Elife. 2016 06 14; 5. PMID: 27300271; PMCID: PMC4907693.
    7. Li P, Janczewski WA, Yackle K, Kam K, Pagliardini S, Krasnow MA, Feldman J. The peptidergic control circuit for sighing. Nature. 2016 Feb 18; 530(7590):293-297. PMID: 26855425; PMCID: PMC4852886.
    8. Sherman D, Worrell JW, Cui Y, Feldman J. Optogenetic perturbation of preBötzinger complex inhibitory neurons modulates respiratory pattern. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Mar; 18(3):408-14. PMID: 25643296; PMCID: PMC4340826.
    9. Huckstepp RT, Cardoza KP, Henderson LE, Feldman J. Role of parafacial nuclei in control of breathing in adult rats. J Neurosci. 2015 Jan 21; 35(3):1052-67. PMID: 25609622; PMCID: PMC4300318.
    10. Feldman J, Kam K. Facing the challenge of mammalian neural microcircuits: taking a few breaths may help. J Physiol. 2015 Jan 01; 593(1):3-23. PMID: 25556783.
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    11. Kam K, Worrell JW, Janczewski WA, Cui Y, Feldman J. Distinct inspiratory rhythm and pattern generating mechanisms in the preBötzinger complex. J Neurosci. 2013 May 29; 33(22):9235-45. PMID: 23719793; PMCID: PMC3737080.
    12. Janczewski WA, Tashima A, Hsu P, Cui Y, Feldman J. Role of inhibition in respiratory pattern generation. J Neurosci. 2013 Mar 27; 33(13):5454-65. PMID: 23536061; PMCID: PMC3724454.
    13. Kam K, Worrell JW, Ventalon C, Emiliani V, Feldman J. Emergence of population bursts from simultaneous activation of small subsets of preBötzinger complex inspiratory neurons. J Neurosci. 2013 Feb 20; 33(8):3332-8. PMID: 23426661; PMCID: PMC3708687.
    14. Shao XM, Xu B, Liang J, Xie XS, Zhu Y, Feldman J. Nicotine delivery to rats via lung alveolar region-targeted aerosol technology produces blood pharmacokinetics resembling human smoking. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Jul; 15(7):1248-58. PMID: 23239844; PMCID: PMC3682843.
    15. Feldman J, Del Negro CA, Gray PA. Understanding the rhythm of breathing: so near, yet so far. Annu Rev Physiol. 2013; 75:423-52. PMID: 23121137; PMCID: PMC3671763.
    16. Babiec WE, Faull KF, Feldman J. Cyclothiazide-induced persistent increase in respiratory-related activity in vitro. J Physiol. 2012 Oct 01; 590(19):4897-915. PMID: 22753547; PMCID: PMC3487044.
    17. Tan W, Sherman D, Turesson J, Shao XM, Janczewski WA, Feldman J. Reelin demarcates a subset of pre-Bötzinger complex neurons in adult rat. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Feb 15; 520(3):606-19. PMID: 21858819; PMCID: PMC3751584.
    18. Pagliardini S, Janczewski WA, Tan W, Dickson CT, Deisseroth K, Feldman J. Active expiration induced by excitation of ventral medulla in adult anesthetized rats. J Neurosci. 2011 Feb 23; 31(8):2895-905. PMID: 21414911; PMCID: PMC3142740.
    19. Feldman J. Chapter 14--looking forward to breathing. Prog Brain Res. 2011; 188:213-8. PMID: 21333812.
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    20. Schwab DJ, Bruinsma RF, Feldman J, Levine AJ. Rhythmogenic neuronal networks, emergent leaders, and k-cores. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2010 Nov; 82(5 Pt 1):051911. PMID: 21230504; PMCID: PMC3477876.
    21. Saywell SA, Babiec WE, Neverova NV, Feldman J. Protein kinase G-dependent mechanisms modulate hypoglossal motoneuronal excitability and long-term facilitation. J Physiol. 2010 Nov 15; 588(Pt 22):4431-9. PMID: 20855434; PMCID: PMC3008849.
    22. Tan W, Pagliardini S, Yang P, Janczewski WA, Feldman J. Projections of preBötzinger complex neurons in adult rats. J Comp Neurol. 2010 May 15; 518(10):1862-78. PMID: 20235095; PMCID: PMC3494295.
    23. Morgado-Valle C, Baca SM, Feldman J. Glycinergic pacemaker neurons in preBötzinger complex of neonatal mouse. J Neurosci. 2010 Mar 10; 30(10):3634-9. PMID: 20219997; PMCID: PMC2947441.
    24. Del Negro CA, Hayes JA, Pace RW, Brush BR, Teruyama R, Feldman J. Synaptically activated burst-generating conductances may underlie a group-pacemaker mechanism for respiratory rhythm generation in mammals. Prog Brain Res. 2010; 187:111-36. PMID: 21111204; PMCID: PMC3370336.
    25. Feldman J, Kam K, Janczewski WA. Practice makes perfect, even for breathing. Nat Neurosci. 2009 Aug; 12(8):961-3. PMID: 19636348; PMCID: PMC2810466.
    26. Shao XM, Feldman J. Central cholinergic regulation of respiration: nicotinic receptors. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2009 Jun; 30(6):761-70. PMID: 19498418; PMCID: PMC4002383.
    27. Del Negro CA, Kam K, Hayes JA, Feldman J. Asymmetric control of inspiratory and expiratory phases by excitability in the respiratory network of neonatal mice in vitro. J Physiol. 2009 Mar 15; 587(Pt 6):1217-31. PMID: 19171658; PMCID: PMC2674993.
    28. Morgado-Valle C, Beltran-Parrazal L, DiFranco M, Vergara JL, Feldman J. Somatic Ca2+ transients do not contribute to inspiratory drive in preBötzinger Complex neurons. J Physiol. 2008 Sep 15; 586(18):4531-40. PMID: 18635649; PMCID: PMC2614019.
    29. McKay LC, Feldman J. Unilateral ablation of pre-Botzinger complex disrupts breathing during sleep but not wakefulness. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jul 01; 178(1):89-95. PMID: 18420958; PMCID: PMC2441928.
    30. Tan W, Janczewski WA, Yang P, Shao XM, Callaway EM, Feldman J. Silencing preBötzinger complex somatostatin-expressing neurons induces persistent apnea in awake rat. Nat Neurosci. 2008 May; 11(5):538-40. PMID: 18391943; PMCID: PMC2515565.
    31. Shao XM, Tan W, Xiu J, Puskar N, Fonck C, Lester HA, Feldman J. Alpha4* nicotinic receptors in preBotzinger complex mediate cholinergic/nicotinic modulation of respiratory rhythm. J Neurosci. 2008 Jan 09; 28(2):519-28. PMID: 18184794; PMCID: PMC3477875.
    32. Morgado-Valle C, Feldman J. NMDA receptors in preBotzinger complex neurons can drive respiratory rhythm independent of AMPA receptors. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 01; 582(Pt 1):359-68. PMID: 17446224; PMCID: PMC2075291.
    33. Pace RW, Mackay DD, Feldman J, Del Negro CA. Inspiratory bursts in the preBötzinger complex depend on a calcium-activated non-specific cation current linked to glutamate receptors in neonatal mice. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 01; 582(Pt 1):113-25. PMID: 17446214; PMCID: PMC2075310.
    34. Neverova NV, Saywell SA, Nashold LJ, Mitchell GS, Feldman J. Episodic stimulation of alpha1-adrenoreceptors induces protein kinase C-dependent persistent changes in motoneuronal excitability. J Neurosci. 2007 Apr 18; 27(16):4435-42. PMID: 17442828.
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    35. Pace RW, Mackay DD, Feldman J, Del Negro CA. Role of persistent sodium current in mouse preBötzinger Complex neurons and respiratory rhythm generation. J Physiol. 2007 Apr 15; 580(Pt. 2):485-96. PMID: 17272351; PMCID: PMC2075543.
    36. Shao XM, Feldman J. Efficient measurement of endogenous neurotransmitters in small localized regions of central nervous systems in vitro with HPLC. J Neurosci Methods. 2007 Mar 15; 160(2):256-63. PMID: 17092561; PMCID: PMC2441908.
    37. Shao XM, Feldman J. Micro-agar salt bridge in patch-clamp electrode holder stabilizes electrode potentials. J Neurosci Methods. 2007 Jan 15; 159(1):108-15. PMID: 16916545; PMCID: PMC4340483.
    38. Feldman J, Janczewski WA. Point:Counterpoint: The parafacial respiratory group (pFRG)/pre-Botzinger complex (preBotC) is the primary site of respiratory rhythm generation in the mammal. Counterpoint: the preBötC is the primary site of respiratory rhythm generation in the mammal. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2006 Jun; 100(6):2096-7; discussion 2097-8, 2103-8. PMID: 16767809.
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    39. Feldman J, Janczewski WA. The Last Word: Point:Counterpoint authors respond to commentaries on "the parafacial respiratory group (pFRG)/pre-Botzinger complex (preBotC) is the primary site of respiratory rhythm generation in the mammal". J Appl Physiol (1985). 2006 Aug; 101(2):689. PMID: 16709655.
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    40. Janczewski WA, Feldman J. Novel data supporting the two respiratory rhythm oscillator hypothesis. Focus on "respiration-related rhythmic activity in the rostral medulla of newborn rats". J Neurophysiol. 2006 Jul; 96(1):1-2. PMID: 16554514.
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    41. Feldman J, Del Negro CA. Looking for inspiration: new perspectives on respiratory rhythm. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2006 Mar; 7(3):232-42. PMID: 16495944; PMCID: PMC2819067.
    42. Janczewski WA, Feldman J. Distinct rhythm generators for inspiration and expiration in the juvenile rat. J Physiol. 2006 Jan 15; 570(Pt 2):407-20. PMID: 16293645; PMCID: PMC1464316.
    43. McKay LC, Janczewski WA, Feldman J. Sleep-disordered breathing after targeted ablation of preBötzinger complex neurons. Nat Neurosci. 2005 Sep; 8(9):1142-4. PMID: 16116455; PMCID: PMC2819071.
    44. Feldman J, Neverova NV, Saywell SA. Modulation of hypoglossal motoneuron excitability by intracellular signal transduction cascades. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2005 Jul 28; 147(2-3):131-43. PMID: 15893504.
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    45. Del Negro CA, Morgado-Valle C, Hayes JA, Mackay DD, Pace RW, Crowder EA, Feldman J. Sodium and calcium current-mediated pacemaker neurons and respiratory rhythm generation. J Neurosci. 2005 Jan 12; 25(2):446-53. PMID: 15647488.
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    46. Feldman J, Janczewski WA. Slip of the tongue. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Sep 15; 170(6):581-2. PMID: 15355870.
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    47. McKay LC, Janczewski WA, Feldman J. Episodic hypoxia evokes long-term facilitation of genioglossus muscle activity in neonatal rats. J Physiol. 2004 May 15; 557(Pt 1):13-8. PMID: 15047768; PMCID: PMC1665035.
    48. Bocchiaro CM, Feldman J. Synaptic activity-independent persistent plasticity in endogenously active mammalian motoneurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Mar 23; 101(12):4292-5. PMID: 15024116; PMCID: PMC384734.
    49. Mellen NM, Roham M, Feldman J. Afferent modulation of neonatal rat respiratory rhythm in vitro: cellular and synaptic mechanisms. J Physiol. 2004 May 01; 556(Pt 3):859-74. PMID: 14766932; PMCID: PMC1664991.
    50. Morgado-Valle C, Feldman J. Depletion of substance P and glutamate by capsaicin blocks respiratory rhythm in neonatal rat in vitro. J Physiol. 2004 Mar 16; 555(Pt 3):783-92. PMID: 14724197; PMCID: PMC1664860.
    51. Saywell SA, Feldman J. Dynamic interactions of excitatory and inhibitory inputs in hypoglossal motoneurones: respiratory phasing and modulation by PKA. J Physiol. 2004 Feb 01; 554(Pt 3):879-89. PMID: 14660708; PMCID: PMC1664783.
    52. Parkis MA, Feldman J, Robinson DM, Funk GD. Oscillations in endogenous inputs to neurons affect excitability and signal processing. J Neurosci. 2003 Sep 03; 23(22):8152-8. PMID: 12954878.
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    53. Mellen NM, Janczewski WA, Bocchiaro CM, Feldman J. Opioid-induced quantal slowing reveals dual networks for respiratory rhythm generation. Neuron. 2003 Mar 06; 37(5):821-6. PMID: 12628172; PMCID: PMC3210017.
    54. Bocchiaro CM, Saywell SA, Feldman J. Dynamic modulation of inspiratory drive currents by protein kinase A and protein phosphatases in functionally active motoneurons. J Neurosci. 2003 Feb 15; 23(4):1099-103. PMID: 12598595.
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    55. Feldman J, Mitchell GS, Nattie EE. Breathing: rhythmicity, plasticity, chemosensitivity. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2003; 26:239-66. PMID: 12598679; PMCID: PMC2811316.
    56. Shao XM, Ge Q, Feldman J. Modulation of AMPA receptors by cAMP-dependent protein kinase in preBötzinger complex inspiratory neurons regulates respiratory rhythm in the rat. J Physiol. 2003 Mar 01; 547(Pt 2):543-53. PMID: 12562968; PMCID: PMC2342649.
    57. Janczewski WA, Onimaru H, Homma I, Feldman J. Opioid-resistant respiratory pathway from the preinspiratory neurones to abdominal muscles: in vivo and in vitro study in the newborn rat. J Physiol. 2002 Dec 15; 545(Pt 3):1017-26. PMID: 12482904; PMCID: PMC2290709.
    58. Shao XM, Feldman J. Pharmacology of nicotinic receptors in preBötzinger complex that mediate modulation of respiratory pattern. J Neurophysiol. 2002 Oct; 88(4):1851-8. PMID: 12364511; PMCID: PMC4337837.
    59. Del Negro CA, Morgado-Valle C, Feldman J. Respiratory rhythm: an emergent network property? Neuron. 2002 May 30; 34(5):821-30. PMID: 12062027.
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    60. Mellen NM, Milsom WK, Feldman J. Hypothermia and recovery from respiratory arrest in a neonatal rat in vitro brain stem preparation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2002 Feb; 282(2):R484-91. PMID: 11792658.
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